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Association of Fundraising Professionals: Southern Arizona Chapter

The Awards

Outstanding Philanthropists
Recognizes an individual, family, or group whose exceptional generosity through financial support to various charitable causes improves the quality of life in our community, demonstrates leadership in philanthropic giving, and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community.

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Recognizes an individual, organization, or group that demonstrates exceptional leadership and commitment to the advancement of philanthropy and motivates and inspires other volunteers in successful fundraising projects.

Outstanding Corporation/Foundation
Recognizes a corporation, foundation, or group that has a demonstrated record of outstanding commitment through charitable financial support, and through encouragement and motivation of others inspires them to take a leadership role in provision of services and programs and whose work supports the advancement of philanthropy in the community.

Outstanding Fundraising Executive
Recognizes a professional fundraiser whose work exemplifies leadership, competence, achievement, ethical standards and commitment to philanthropy.

Please note: Nominees for this award must be members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Youth in Philanthropy Award
Recognizes service by an individual or group of young people, grades 6 through 12, who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteerism, and leadership in the advancement of philanthropy.

The Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

The Spirit of Philanthropy Award recognizes people for their generous spirit, evidenced in their contributions of time, efforts, and/or resources. These people demonstrate extraordinary leadership and vision in support of charitable agencies’ goals. Their contribution makes a better community a reality. We honor them and are grateful for their spirit of giving. They truly inspire us all.

Click here to see a list of former honorees.